Castell Dinas Bran by artfulvistas

Castell Dinas Bran. A medieval castle built on an iron age hillfort site. During the wars between, Llewelyn ap Gruffydd, Prince of Wales and Edward 1 of England, the castle was destroyed by fire by the Welsh to save it from being taken by the English. It was captured in 1277 by Henry de Lacey, Earl of Lincoln and was never repaired!!! It sits upon a hill overlooking Llangollen, North Wales, UK
Pansonic Lumix FZ 38
Lynda Waggett, Rhyl, North Wales, UK.


  • Istvan froghunter
    Istvan froghunterabout 4 years ago

    Very beautiful capture Lynda!

  • Thank you very much Istvan!! Lots of history here! Wars between the English invadersw and the Welsh! The Welsh lost!!
    Thats a long time ago! We all have our history! Thanks for the fave really appreciated!! Lynda!!

    – artfulvistas

  • Pamela Phelps
    Pamela Phelpsabout 4 years ago

    A splendid composition and such rich colors!

  • Thank you Pamela!! Did you read the history? I’m English but lived in Wales since I was ONE!The real prince of Wales was from the house of Llewelyn, Charles is the english Prince of Wales! The Aire to the English throne always takes the title , Prince of Wales. If Charles takes the throne from Elizabeth 11, William will become Prince of Wales!! Complicated eh!! Thanks for the fave!!!

    – artfulvistas

  • Trevor Kersley
    Trevor Kersleyabout 4 years ago

    Great shot and history Lynda

  • Thanks very much indeed Trevor!!!

    – artfulvistas

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELabout 4 years ago

  • Many thanks Andrea!!!

    – artfulvistas

  • Thank You Audrey!!

    – artfulvistas

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeabout 4 years ago

  • snapdecisions
    snapdecisionsabout 4 years ago

    Lovely view indeed Lynda, nicely taken!, Trev

  • Thanks very much Trev and for the fave!! Cheers!!!

    – artfulvistas

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepabout 4 years ago

    Very beautiful color and composition! Excellent work!

  • Thank you very much again and thanks also for the fave!! Most appreciated!!!

    – artfulvistas

  • peaky40
    peaky40almost 4 years ago

    Wonderful capture

  • Thank you P!! Many thanks for the fave too, very kind of you!!! Lynda

    – artfulvistas

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